GEORGE NEWS - A 16-year old boy, believed to be from Cape Town, sustained serious injuries when he was hit by a concrete bollard that was dislodged when a speeding vehicle crashed into it at Victoria Bay on Thursday 29 April.
According to Southern Cape police spokesperson Sgt Chris Spies, the vehicle apparently experienced mechanical difficulties coming down the hill towards the parking lot, and the driver lost control and collided with concrete bollards at the bottom of the road.
The exact cause of the accident is however still to be confirmed.
"One of the bollards hit the child," Spies said.
The boy sustained serious fractures to both legs and was transported to hospital by ER24 paramedics. After being stabilised in George the boy was transferred to a hospital in Cape Town where it is believed that he is still recovering.
Metro Ambulance Service paramedics assisted on the scene.
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